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Torrey Pines Gliderport

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Address: 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
Phone Number: +1 858-452-9858
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The view from the glider port is spectacular! I have been here multiple times. Twice I waited to take a tantrum flight to not avail. These type of activities focus on safety so it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The view from the glider port is spectacular! I have been here multiple times. Twice I waited to take a tantrum flight to not avail. These type of activities focus on safety so it is hit and miss based on mother nature and what her winds are doing. I will try again when I have a couple to 3 hours... More 

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Kuwait
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went there with my wife to watch gliders and enjoy the cliffs. It is to access the airport and watching the surfer above the ocean with the scenery view is an enjoyable experience.

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playa del carmen
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place easy to get nice place great place beautiful area lots of scenic views etc not sure what else to say went there along time ago watch glider people take off over the cliffs into on top of the ocean

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend taking a flight at the Gliderport, it was the thrill of my trip! The food at the Cliffhanger Cafe is excellent and the price is more than reasonable. A great place to just hang out and eat lunch and watch the gliders even if you don't take to the skies like I did,,,

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a beautiful place to just relax and appreciate the beauty. We go there and sit on there elevated patio and watch experienced glider or watch the trill of people going for their first time. The views are breathtaking...... You can buy a drink or sandwich and just relax and take in the beauty. Don't miss this Free experience in... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is a great place to just sit and watch the gliders soar through the air and land. Also a great place to enjoy the beautiful ocean views. We have tried the tandum glider and what an amazing adventure it was. Just being able to glide over the ocean was beautiful. It's not cheap, but if you can splurge... More 

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Sutter, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are crazy enough to jump off a cliff...go for it. If NOT, just sit on the deck and watch the fun and enjoy the incredibly view of cliffs and ocean.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While I didn't have the nerve to run and jump off the cliff, I thoroughly enjoyed watching others at the Gliderport. It is so thrilling even as a spectator. I can only imagine (not really) how exhilarating it must be soaring out and above the cliffs and ocean. Kudos to the brave souls who do it!

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New Jersey
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57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I drove here after we checked out from Torrey Pines on our way up to Santa Barbara. The views of the La Jolla Cove are outstanding. I highly recommend it for someone who's interested in views of the coastline of Southern California.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If it is not tooooo crowded it is a beautiful drive on the old coast road ending (or beginning with) Torrey Pines. Often you will see hang gliders taking off and soaring from this location.

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